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Is VAR a passion killer for the Premier League?

The Premier League is back: 20 games, 52 goals. Thirty-seven players have scored so far, including hat-tricks from Manchester City's Raheem Sterling and Norwich's Teemu Pukki, with the added twist that every goal is now scrutinised by a video assistant...

Zulte-Waregem manager Franck Dury SHOCKED by Glen Johnson’s attack on ‘unbelievable’ striker Saido Berahino

Zulte Waregem manager Francky Dury is utterly shocked by Glen Johnson's attack on his striker Saido Berahino saying he ‘cannot believe’ the former Liverpool defender's attack on the ‘unbelievable’ forward. Dury insists Berahino has been incredibly apt since he joined...

Thomas Partey excels as Atlético Madrid beat Getafe in La Liga

Thomas Partey featured as Atletico Madrid started the season with a 1-0 victory over Getafe on Sunday evening. The Ghanaian international lasted 65 minutes in the opening day win. Both sides were reduced to 10 men in the first half during...

Mubarak Wakaso in great form for Deportivo Alaves in Laliga opening day win

Mubarak Wakaso played brilliantly as Deportivo Alaves recorded a narrow 1-0 win against Levante in their La Liga opener on Sunday. The Ghanaian international excelled in midfield and lasted the entire duration of the game. He kept it neat and tidy...

Agyemang Badu diagnosed with blood clot in the lungs

Hellas Verona announced that Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is in hospital after he was diagnosed with a pulmonary microembolism – a blood clot in the lungs. The statement confirmed the 28-year-old Ghana international is being kept in at the Sacro Cuore...

Boakye-Yiadom hails Red Star Belgrade team spirit after UCL progression

Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has expressed his delight after playing a massive role in Red Star Belgrade’s progression to the final qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. Boakye scored first in the 17th to give Serbia champions a 2-1...

Arsenal bid ACCEPTED by Chelsea for David Luiz

Arsenal have agreed an £8m deal with Chelsea to sign defender David Luiz. Luiz will move to the Emirates stadium on a two-year contract. The Brazil international, 32, will have a medical on Thursday. Also on his way is Celtic left-back Kieran...

Gerald Asamoah: Former Schalke player ‘left speechless’ by chairman’s racist comments

Gerald Asamoah has reacted with dismay to the racist comments made by Schalke chairman Clemens Tonnies last week. The German uttered the condescending statements against Africans at a public event in Paderborn last Thursday. “Instead of increasing taxes, we should rather...

Football’s new laws – changes to backpasses, penalties, handballs and subs for 2019-20

Goalkeepers picking up backpasses (sort of), uncontested drop balls and more handball decisions - football's laws have changed again. A dozen changes from the International Football Association Board (Ifab) came in over the summer - you may have seen some...

‘Players’ health at risk’ – Fifpro call for more rest and less travel

The health of top footballers is "at risk" according to a global players' union, who have called for "mandatory offseason breaks of four weeks". Fifpro have collated data on 16 elite players and found some played almost 80 matches and...
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